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  I have worked for many years on my family’s farm and have also been employed by local farmers. My experience includes farm work in the dairy, honey bee and sheep industries. Over the past 6 years, I have developed strong automobile, trailer, tractor, fork lift and telehandler operating skills. I am confident in my skills related to mending water lines, fencing, cutting hay, baling, and silage harvesting, spreading manure, disking, cultivating and working with livestock. I enjoy learning to use new machinery and do so quickly. I would be glad to send you a PDF copy of my cover letter and resume, if you would prefer that.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

LICENSES (records available upon request) • SMAW All Position (Welding) • GMAW Flat (Welding) • FCAW All Position (Welding) • Drivers License • Forklift License • Food Safety Training Certificate • First Aid Certificate

Equipment experienceFencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

I have developed strong automobile, trailer, tractor, fork lift and telehandler operating skills. I am confident in my skills related to mending water lines, fencing, cutting hay, baling, and silage harvesting, spreading manure, disking, cultivating and working with livestock. Farm Machinery Operator • Tractors (65 -180 hp) • Soil Preparation Machinery • Harvest Machinery • Excavator & Skid Steer • Telehandler & Forklift • Portable Sawmill Railway Equipment • Ballast Regulator Operator • Anchor Spreader & Squeezer • Trip - Tie Remover/Inserter (levelling of the track bed) • Dynacat - Lift & level track

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Farm & Apiary, Indian River, Ontario 2006-present. 120 cow Dairy farm and 1000 colony Honey bee farm.  Indian River, Ontario 2010-2015. Horse farm, general maintenance.  Sheep Farm, Norwood, Ontario 2013-2014 2300 maternal line genetics and 200 Purebred Texels producing over 4,000 lambs each year on an annual system of lambing.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving Licenseinternational
Personal information
SexMale
Age22
NationalityGerman
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

175cm 230lbS

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

  My experience working for Canadian National Railway involves maintenance of machinery and railways, as well as the related construction work. Additionally, I have practice making important decision in stressful situations, often while in very remote areas. I work well in both team and independent settings.     This opportunity appeals to me as I can expand my skills with agricultural equipment and my knowledge of animal husbandry and crops Finally, I look forward to contributing to the farm enterprise. I hold an EU passport, and may therefore be employed in the UK. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like any further information. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss this position with you via Skype.

Marital status

No

Where are you currently living?ON
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

WORK EXPERIENCE Farm Work & Maintenance • Feeding livestock (cows, sheep, horses, pigs, poultry), milking, lambing and rearing lambs, removing and spreading manure, telehandler. Christmas tree trimming, landscaping tasks. • General maintenance and repair of machinery and farm structures. Moving services and preparing farm for sale. Railway Machinery Operator Canadian National Railway, Toronto Great Lakes District, Ontario 2015-present • Preparing track for installation and changes of rails and ties. • Maintaining machinery. Machining, Peterborough, Ontario co-op-2011 • Preparing, positioning and making parts using the lathe, milling machine, drill press, band saw, and twister. • Welding parts and equipment. Apiarist (Beekeeper) Self-employed, Indian River, Ontario 2004 - present • Managing 30 hives. • Harvesting comb honey using self-designed cutter. • Supplying comb honey to local stores. Apiary Work, Indian River, Ontario 2006-present • Managing hive health: queen grafting and raising, feeding, splitting, and re-queening of hives. • Spring preparation and loading of hives for transport to pollination contract locations. Marketing & Sales, Indian River, Ontario 2007-present • Selling honey, wax and related products. Maintaining and restocking sale display. • Developing strong relationships with repeat customers, receiving payment, making change.

Hobbies

Wilderness Activities Canoe Adventure Camp Wanapetei, Temagami, Ontario 2011 & 2013 • Two-month trip from Yellowknife, North West Territories, to Bakers Lake, Nunavut. • One-month canoe trip from Temagami to James Bay, Ontario. Interests • Photography • Soccer, Volleyball, Hockey, Rugby • Beekeeping, Farming, Reading • Travelling

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 19/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?EU
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